Government

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Appointed Chair of the Joint Committee of Public Service

As he nears almost four years in the State legislature, Rep. Aaron Michlewitz (D-North End) has been appointed Chairman of the Joint Committee of Public Service by Speaker Robert DeLeo. “It is truly an honor to be named Chairman of the Public Service Committee. I am excited to start working with the members of the Read More…

Community Government

Sal LaMattina Updates Neighborhood Council on North End Issues and 2013 Priorities [Video]

City Councilor Sal LaMattina gave a “State of the North End” update at the February 25, 2013 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). LaMattina represents District 1, including the North End, Charlestown and East Boston and is one of the primary conduits between NEWNC, Boston City Hall and city agencies. Councilor Read More…

Health & Environment

Street Sweeping Cancelled Until March 11, 2013

Due to roadway conditions — posted street sweeping for the South End, North End and Beacon Hill is cancelled for the entire week of March 4, 2013. The Public Works Department will reevaluate conditions to begin posted sweeping and enforcement for the week of March 11, 2013. Residents do not have to move their cars Read More…

Event Notices

NEMPAC and ONC Present Live Jazz on March 15th

A night of live jazz! March 15th, 7:30 pm at the Old North Church! Please join the North End Music and Performing Arts Center and the Old North Church Foundation, for the final concert in their winter concert series! This performance will be an evening of live jazz, from the Scott Boni Trio. Fresh off Read More…

Schools

Downtown View: Convenient Schools Make for a Green City

Recently I attended a meeting focused on how Americans could reduce their carbon footprint by re-arranging their neighborhoods. (And it’s not only I who am drawn to such nerdy topics—the room was full.) The speaker talked about sufficient density, public transportation, sidewalks, intersections, easy access between home and work—in other words, all the advantages we Read More…

Real Estate

Neighborhood Council Unanimously Opposes Segway Zoning at 420 Commercial Street [Video]

Batting 0-2 with the neighborhood groups, the property owner at 420 Commercial Street did not receive the support of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) to add Segway rentals / tours as part of his zoning use. Owned by Frances Lauria, the current zoning use at the location of the former Mobil site Read More…

March Calendar Style Raffle for 100th Anniversary of St. Agrippina di Mineo

Saint Agrippina di Mineo Society is hosting a calendar style raffle for the month of March in order to raise funds for their 100th anniversary celebration in August 2014. Generous contributions from restaurants and businesses all over Boston have filled the calendar with many gift certificates and prizes ranging from a value of $50 – Read More…

Event Notices

NEWF Monday 2/25/13: Neighborhood Council Talks Trash with Public Works

Neighborhood View of the Day: A remnant of the remaining snow is actually getting cars out of their shifted parking spots. These poor folks were stuck Saturday morning on Atlantic Avenue. Did you take a cool photo? Have it featured by submitting it here. NEWNC Addresses Trash Issues at Monday Night’s Public Meeting: The February Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

28 Fleet St. Loud Party Host Tells Police That Her Mommy is an Attorney

Early on Sunday morning, Boston Police responded to a late night loud party call at the infamous 28 Fleet Street in the North End. The following account was released by Boston Police, District A-1. This address is one of the most reported loud party addresses as reported at the North End Public Safety meetings (Nov Read More…

Business People

Baby Bump Bundle, a New Online Business by North End Resident

You may already know Michelle from her popular food blog, Eat & Sip in the City, and now the North End resident has partnered with Mairead of Norwell to start a new online business called Baby Bump Bundle LLC. They share the following information about the new venture and its offerings. What we offer is Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter – Pot Bust on Commercial Street

Reported incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log are shown below, courtesy of BPD District A-1. Drugs – Possession of Cl D Drugs with intent to distribute 02/18/13 6:15pm Male suspect arrested on Commercial St. inside his Toyota Scion for Poss. Cl D (marijuana) with intent to distribute by A-1 Drug Control Unit. 02/18/2013 Read More…

People Schools

ROC Teen Saturday Establishes Scholarship in Memory of AnnMarie Sava-Duncan

” The AnnMarie Sava-Duncan Roc Scholarship “ The Roc Teen Saturday Program is donating $2000 to the North End and Charlestown for School Scholarships.. We are giving these scholarships In Memory of AnnMarie Sava-Duncan. We are sending $1000 to North End Against Drugs program to give the scholarship to the most needed family and it Read More…